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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for SA

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia Regional Office

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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
for DAMAGING WINDS
For people in the Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Lower Eyre
Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Murraylands, Upper South East,
Lower South East and parts of the Mid North and Riverland districts.

Issued at 11:17 pm Saturday, 30 April 2016.

A vigorous westerly flow associated with the passage of a front is producing
winds of 45 to 65 km/h over parts of the warning area and are likely to extend
eastwards with the front. Gusts in excess of 90km/h are also possible over the
warning area over the next several hours, particularly with showers and
thunderstoms.

Locations which may be affected include Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Mount Gambier,
Clare, Maitland, Murray Bridge, Kingscote, Naracoorte and Bordertown.


Severe weather is no longer occurring in the Eastern Eyre Peninsula district and
the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

A wind gust of 90km/h was recorded at Coles Point just after 5:50 pm. Wind
speeds of around 60km/h have been recorded at Minlaton and Warburto Point.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move vehicles under cover or away from trees;
* Secure or put away loose items around your property.
* Stay indoors, away from windows, while conditions are severe.


The next warning is due to be issued by 2:20 am Sunday.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 215. The Bureau and State Emergency
Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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